Category: News

Play Area Closure

The play area and outdoor fitness equipment on Watchfield Recreation Ground is closed until further notice. When using the field please keep your distance from others and take your litter home.

Waste services – coronavirus

Waste Services Waste collections (at time of writing) are running as normal.  To help protect the crews and stop the virus spreading we are asking people to follow guidelines from Public Health England about how to dispose of their waste if they suspect they may have the virus. This guidance states: Personal waste (such as used […]

Coronavirus – help

CORONAVIRUS – HOW WE CAN HELP IN WATCHFIELD   We have all been told to Stay at Home. The wonderful people of Watchfield have already come forward to offer help and currently we have 55+ volunteers. Offers of help: If you able to help your neighbours – great! Some people may not be receptive to […]

Citizens Advice Campaigns

Citizens Advice campaigns hit the target in 2019 People often see Citizens Advice as a “quick fix” centre, rather like the garage that changes your car tyres – you pop into our office or ring Adviceline or you check the facts on our comprehensive website. But there’s more to Citizens Advice than quick fixes. “Research […]

Changes to Firearms applications and renewals

Information notice – Changes to Medical Information – Firearms You are now required to provide medical information verified by a GP for all firearm and shotgun applications – this includes renewals. This applies to any application, whether declaring a medical condition or not. The change is being implemented to enable the Police to make informed […]

Universal Credit Scam

Universal Credit being used in new scam – Citizens Advice Universal Credit has well and truly arrived – but now scammers are using the benefit as a pivotal part of a new sting to target vulnerable people. Citizens Advice says scammers are offering loans to their victims and then using their personal banking details to […]

Energy Saving Tips from Citizens Advice

Save money on energy bills! – Citizens Advice tips As mild December gives way to a colder, frostier new year, Citizens Advice Oxfordshire South and Vale is encouraging people to analyse their home energy spending and take steps to cut down on fuel wastage. The charity has these tips: Check your bills carefully and make […]